Baptist Health is partnering with USA Drug and KATV Channel 7 throughout March to provide easy-to-use self-tests to help detect colorectal cancer in its early stages.
Simply drop by any participating USA Drug store to pick up your free screening kit through March 31. You may call Baptist Health HealthLine at B-A-P-T-I-S-T (227-8478) or 1-888-B-A-P-T-I-S-T or click here to locate the nearest participating USA Drug store.
The color-coded result of the home test is then mailed on a postage-paid card to Baptist Health HealthLine, which will then follow up with those who took the test in case they need help finding a physician, making an appointment, or have any other questions.
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths after lunch cancer but is 95% curable if detected early. The American Cancer Society recommends annual screenings for all adults over 50.